Filmspotting Madness 2019: Best of the 2000s Shortlist

Approximately 75 of these 82 titles will make the Filmspotting Madness final 64 including play-in matches. Covers 2000-2009.

Only one movie from each of these series will make the tournament:
-Bourne
-Lord of the Rings
-Kill Bill

*Dogtooth has been removed because it’s a 2010 film.

  • 25th Hour
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin
  • Adaptation.
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Almost Famous
  • Amélie
  • American Psycho
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Atonement
  • Away from Her
  • Beau Travail
  • Before Sunset
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Brick
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Caché
  • Children of Men
  • City of God
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Departed
  • Donnie Darko
  • Elephant
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Far from Heaven
  • Finding Nemo
  • The Gleaners & I
  • Grizzly Man
  • A History of Violence
  • The Hurt Locker
  • In Bruges
  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Incredibles
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Into the Wild
  • Juno
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Knocked Up
  • The Child
  • Let the Right One In
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Lost in Translation
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Memento
  • Minority Report
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The New World
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Oldboy
  • Once
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • The Piano Teacher
  • The Prestige
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Ratatouille
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Spirited Away
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Talk to Her
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Up
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Volver
  • WALL·E
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Yi Yi
  • You Can Count on Me
  • Zodiac